Pears are harvested in New Zealand around February to March and are generally available until May.
Ripen at room temperature then store in the refrigerator. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
Pears are native to Europe and have been cultivated since ancient times. Modern varieties were developed from the European pear.
Serving size: 1 pear - 148g
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.4||0.3|
|- saturated (g)||Trace||Trace|
|- sugars (g)||14.8||10|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||4.7||3.2|
|Vitamin C (mg)||4.4||3.0|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research